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The Shed Chronicles (Furndurnigles) By Dave Martin
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Remember the 1980s? They are making a comeback: a Royal wedding, grinding poverty, a government hell bent on cutting everyone to the bone, high unemployment, Tripoli being bombed, nuclear plants... More > exploding, rioting in the streets, domestic violence, strikes, conflict in the Middle East, a Papal visit, dogs attacking innocent people indiscriminately, alcohol abuse, trouble in Egypt, murders and a lot of protest songs... even Wayne wants big hair now. This book describes the inception of The Shed, Britain's best band yet somehow described by BBC Radio at the time as "Britain's worst band". The Shed is a punk-yard band with interchangeable members, each of whom have great talent but not necessarily in the field of music.< Less
Mindscapes By Naomi Gayle
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The two novellas that comprise Mindscapes explore the ways in which a flower child of the 1960s copes with love and loss and family secrets in the 1980s. In Who By Beast, Carola and her imaginary... More > friends ponder the meaning of life, death, shopping, and the possibility of a secret inheritance. Thrust into the midst of relatives she never knew very well, Carola wonders what she really inherited from her stylish mother and her absent father. In Lot's Wife, Helen looks back and discovers that the possibility of love and commitment is hers if she dares to turn around and look forward instead.< Less
The Thick Blue Line II By Jayne Gooding
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Jayne Gooding’s harrowing, painful, empathetic and remarkable fictional sequel continues into the 1980s and 90s. A time of rave culture, football hooligans, hard drugs and the AIDS epidemic.... More > Lucy Penfold, now a Police Sergeant, transfers from Devon to Sussex following the breakdown of her unexpected, vibrant, delightful yet intense relationship with Pippa. Can Lucy deal with the deeply rooted sexism and overcome the belief, by some of her Senior Officers, that female officers were there to simply make up the numbers? Will Lucy survive her battle to do the right thing and break the unwritten code amongst police officers while discovering that Pippa, now bitter and resentful, is in Sussex and plotting against her?< Less
The Thick Blue Line 2 By Jayne Gooding
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Jayne Gooding’s harrowing, painful, empathetic and remarkable fictional sequel continues into the 1980s and 90s. A time of rave culture, football hooligans, hard drugs and the AIDS epidemic.... More > Lucy Penfold, now a Police Sergeant, transfers from Devon to Sussex following the breakdown of her unexpected, vibrant, delightful yet intense relationship with Pippa. Can Lucy deal with the deeply rooted sexism and overcome the belief, by some of her Senior Officers, that female officers were there to simply make up the numbers? Will Lucy survive her battle to do the right thing and break the unwritten code amongst police officers while discovering that Pippa, now bitter and resentful, is in Sussex and plotting against her?< Less
Travelling Man: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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Drawing inspiration from the private detective and Western genres, as well as the cult 1960s series The Fugitive, Roger Marshall’s mid-1980s drama Travelling Man was both critically acclaimed... More > and commercially popular, drawing audiences of up to 13.2 million viewers. Ex-Drugs Squad detective and prisoner Alan Lomax is a fascinatingly flawed protagonist, but it is the setting of the canals and inland waterways of Britain which provide the unique charm of Travelling Man, offering the perfect backdrop for Lomax’s nomadic quests. The canals also dictate the show’s leisured pace. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall offers a critical guide to all thirteen episodes, exploring the scripts, direction, characterisation, acting and music.< Less
Travelling Man: A Critical Guide By Rodney Marshall
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Drawing inspiration from the private detective and Western genres, as well as the cult 1960s series The Fugitive, Roger Marshall’s mid-1980s drama Travelling Man was both critically acclaimed... More > and commercially popular, drawing audiences of up to 13.2 million viewers. Ex-Drugs Squad detective and jailbird Alan Lomax is a fascinatingly flawed protagonist, but it is the setting of the canals and inland waterways of Britain which provide the unique charm of Travelling Man, offering the perfect backdrop for Lomax’s nomadic quests. The canals also dictate the show’s leisured pace. Avengers expert Rodney Marshall offers a critical guide to all thirteen episodes, exploring the scripts, direction, characterisation, acting and music. "One thing about quiet waterways, you can hear footsteps."< Less
Brian Barder’s Diplomatic Diary By Brian Barder
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Brian Barder’s Diplomatic Diary offers an insightful and entertaining glimpse of British foreign service life from “one of the most energetic and politically committed diplomats of his... More > generation” (The Guardian, 2017). Spanning two decades from the early 1970s, the diary takes us behind the scenes of Barder’s career, from his first overseas posting in Moscow to his head-of-mission posts as ambassador to Ethiopia and Poland and high commissioner to Nigeria. We find him on the spot at moments of historical significance, whether playing cat-and-mouse with the KGB in Cold War Moscow, during the wave of tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions that anticipated those taking place today, or being a driving force behind the realisation of British relief efforts to Ethiopia during the nation’s devastating mid-1980s famine. Along the way, he rubbed shoulders with some of the most iconic political and cultural figures of the day.< Less
Riverside Rising By VC Vanderbilt
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Chasing dragons thawed the Brickell skyline. Tink’s open palms pleaded against the glass affirming paradise was lost. Clad in aluminum foil and housed in an old Metro-Dade drop in the bucket... More > jar, the figurine was conscience for their top investigator. Tonight’s crime scene disrupted Angel Alanis’s skeletons haunting I-95. A prestigious family butchered at the dinner table, perplexed by an empty chair once securing a rhyme of his past. Yet she will find him, and Riverside will rise tonight.< Less
From A-ha to Yello: One Man's Musical Journey By Scott McLoud
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If music is the words of the soul and soul is a type of music, then that leaves us with words. That's what you'll find between these covers. Words. About music. I liked. So join me for a road trip... More > of music from 1985-2000, filled with text, pictures and even page numbers! Play along with the "Bullet Points Never Lie" game to figure out which one is true and which one is. . . um, the opposite of true.< Less
Break Free By Garry Kay
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Stockholm syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which hostages have positive feelings towards their captors. Andrew Leopard has not been kidnapped. He is a teenager starting university, but he... More > has lived in his father's shadow for so long that he struggles to break free when endless opportunities slap him in the face. He falls in love with Pink Socks. He doesn't even know her real name. She's a fox ... but is Andrew the incapable in pursuit of the unattainable? www.garrykay.com< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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